Director of Sales and Marketing

Location
Saudi Arabia (SA)
Posted
23 Jan 2017
Closes
20 Feb 2017
Ref
DOSM-BHC
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management

We are currently looking for a Director of Sales and Marketing for the company’s 5-star property in Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. . This 5-star property that features 120 luxurious rooms & suites that are fully equipped with the latest in technology and comfort, state-of-the-art health club, an exclusive spa, and two restaurants with an outdoor terrace that offers breathtaking views of the city.

As a Director of Sales and Marketing, you compile and execute a marketing plan and work with the  Team to achieve Sales targets and company goals. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

-Daily monitoring and analysis of the hotel’s sales performance; evaluation of the market mix and        revenue forecasts.

-Retaining of current business and contracting of new accounts.

-Development and design of attractive offers and packages for guests, travel agents and corporate     clients.

-Setting Sales Targets for self and team.

-Assigns sales territory, target groups and sales quota allocations

-Coordinates sales activities with all relevant departments

-Prepares and submits plans, budgets, progress reports and sales reports regularly

-Manages human resource functions e.g. hiring, training, performance reviews

-Researches competitors' products/services

-Develops goals and objectives, projects and priorities and assign them to Sales Team

-Develops and conduct sales campaigns, as well as marketing and promotional plans

-Makes productive sales call daily

 

The ideal candidate should have:

-Current experience in a similar role in Jeddah or Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

-Positive attitude and good communication skills

-Financial management and Strategic planning skills

-Knowledge of the product and competitive environment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

-Strong network of connections

-Relevant education on business administration, marketing, communications, public  relations, advertising or a related field is required

-Ability to work well under time pressure and/or demanding travel schedules.

-Demonstrated previous experience in a Sales role with the proven ability to close a sale.

-A passion for sales and target-based performance.

-Strong negotiation skills and creative selling ability.

-Significant experience in revenue management or a similar analytical role.

-With valid driver’s license.

-Fluency in Arabic is essential, fluency in English or other languages would be an advantage